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corbie

(ˈkɔːbɪ; Scottish ˈkɔːrbɪ)
n
(Animals) a Scot name for raven1, crow1
[C15: from Old French corbin, from Latin corvīnus corvine]
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Corbies sweet shop and Walter Wilsons grocers were also at the top of Church Road.
About two dozen corbies, the Scottish name for the hooded crow, were clustered around one of their number that seemed to be in distress.
It was hooked on a self-tied, gold-bodied Willie Gunn fly and played on a 15ft rod from the boat in Bemersyde's Top Corbies pool.
It is a strangely typical instance of metrical double-entry bookkeeping that runs "the old Ballad" with its taste for stark numbers (like the three Corbies, or the four Maries) through a regimen of new forced thought.